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FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors
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FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it is banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, as part of its long-awaited plan to extend the agency's regulatory powers across all tobacco products.

Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off
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Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off

Among hundreds of poor smokers, continued payments helped more than one third kick the habit long term, Swiss researchers found. The maximum amount doled out was $1,650.

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed
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Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report.

3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco
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3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco

Most American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes.

FDA Ban on E-Cigarette Sales to Minors Takes Effect
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FDA Ban on E-Cigarette Sales to Minors Takes Effect

The sale of e-cigarettes to minors will be banned starting Aug. 8, as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's long-awaited plan to extend the agency's regulatory powers across all tobacco products.

Disparities Persist in Smoking Cessation
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Disparities Persist in Smoking Cessation

Overall smoking rates in the United States are declining, but some vulnerable populations like the LGBT and the mentally ill communities still struggle to quit.